National Geographic Kids International Photography Competition – Winners Announced

The winners from the 2015 National Geographic Kids International Photography competition have been announced and this year two thirteen year olds from different sides of the Atlantic took home the main prizes.

Senne Mensink | National Geographic Kids Photography Competitio

After sifting through nearly 18,000 entries, displaying a child’s perspective, National Geographic judges awarded Senne Mensink from the Netherlands the grand prize for her timely shot of a grasshopper eating a leaf (above). Other winners included Logan Wagner, from the US, for his bleak but beautiful image titled the ‘Bridge of Mystery’ of the Mile High Swinging Bridge of Grandfather Mountain, North Caroline.

Category winners …

Logan Wagner | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
Thirteen-year-old Chase Rodi from the US took first prize in the Weird But True category with a picture of the thermal pool at Yellowstone park.

Zhixuan Wu  | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
The international winner of Wild Vacation is Zhixuan Wu, 12, from China, with a shot of a child in a rice field.

Kathryn Kovacic | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
First place in the US Amazing Animals category went to nine-year-old Kathryn Kovacic from Georgia for her shot of a green tree snake.

Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadi | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
The international winner in Dare To Explore was Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadie, 11, from Indonesia with a shot of a lake.

The competition was open to children as young as 6 up to 14 and the winning photos will be featured in the May 2016 international and use edition of the National Georgraphic Kids Magazine.

Prepared to be wowed by some of the other entries from the competition..

Tadhg Verdier | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
Runner-up, first place in Weird But True is 11-year-old from Ireland, with this shot of his little sister.

Madison Raymo | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
A plane on the face of the moon won second place in Weird But True in the US for 13-year-old Madison Bell of Michigan.

Henry Downing  | National Geographic Kids Photography Competition
Henry Downing from the US was runner-up, first place in the Wild Vacation category with an image of the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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The winners from the 2015 National Geographic Kids International Photography competition have been announced. View stunning photos by kids aged 6 up to 14.
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